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it is fairly comfortable. there is some fog out there this morning. 63 at the airport. a high temperature of 82 or 83. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. g was heavy around dulaney valley. conaway street shut down between light street and charles because of road work. those closures will remain in effect for some time. take 395 over to howard. high streets --lehigh street, fire activity. seven minutes to travel south to the harbor tunnel tolls.
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11 minutes on the outer loop west side. there is patchy fog. this is a 95 minute white marsh area. so now about traffic running towards us. north and southbound traffic is running smoothly. we will keep you posted on any of the problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a manager is recovering after being stabbed in a robbery. kim dacey has more. >> that injured manager is jimmy bowen, -- jamie bowen. three were closing the kfc on saturday night. two suspects barge in to many
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everyone get on the floor. bowen reach for the panic button. it reached over and stabbed her . another employee scared the suspects off with no money. bowen was still on the floor when authorities got their. >> we think was a dramatic experience. jamie.glad that >> they are looking at surveillance video. crimes dollars is offered up to a $2,000 reward for information bellies to a conviction. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police say alcohol and speed were factors in a crash that killed three people.
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happen there wilson bridge rd.. eight you kind -- a yukon crashed into a mazda. >> it appears the yukon fail to reduce its speed. was under the influence of alcohol as a contributing factor. >> neither the driver or passenger of the yukon were injured. >> no word on what caused a fire in baltimore county. this is not loch raven boulevard early sunday morning -- this was near loch raven boulevard. another fire began on west baltimore street.
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this fire spread quickly to three adjacent homes. officials are trying to pinpoint the cause of the fire. if firefighter who lost his life was honored. his name was added to the wall honor this weekend. he was killed while searching for trapped occupants. this was the sixth anniversary of the event. >> power is expected to be restored at umbc. there are a few students living on campus this time of year. some students were cursed to stay with family or friends. the race for baltimore mayor is getting crowded. catherine pugh is expected to
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announce she is running. she joins otis rolley, jody landers, and across stokes. -- cross stokes. -- carl stookes. another republican is expected to announce a bid for the white house today. >> the state of the economy remains the subject of debate. tara mergener has more. >> a blunt talking conservative will enter the race today. rick santorum is expected to jump into the race for the white house today. >> i am concerned about the future of this country. >> he is the latest republican candidate to announce.
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>> barack obama has failed. >> the latest jobs report was a dismal one. unemployment is now up to 9.1%. consumer spending is down. food and gas prices remain high. president obama insists the economy has hit a bump in the road. >> we have a way to go. >> republicans say the administration has failed and that it is time for new leadership to fix the damage. >> try telling that analogy to those families trying to keep their homes, trying to keep their businesses of floats and just a few up their own vehicles.
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>> no president since fdr has won reelection when the unemployed rate was at 9.2%. >> this may be like trying to operate with a crystal ball. will the economy be by the time the election runs around. >> the unemployment rate will still be above 8%. key for president obama is whether there are signs the economy is improving. unemployment was high when fdr was president. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 53 degrees at tv hill.
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a puppy rescued after a hurricane sweeps through massachusetts. more than 144,000 acres destroyed by fire. >> this is the beltway at wilkins avenue.
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man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps.
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or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! >> welcome back. we have some fog in some neighborhoods. it is 70 downtown. west. mostt of sun a skies today. i temperature around 82 or 83 this afternoon. we will check the seven-day
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forecast coming up in just a few minutes. the heat is back in the picture. >> a massive wildfire burns in eastern arizona. the fire has destroyed more than 144,000 acres. firefighters are working to contain the blaze. some people tried to get items from their homes. >> give me a tissue for mindy. a puppy is reunited with his family. need shadow -- meet shadow. the stock to not make it down the stairs in time and the owners feared -- the dog did not make it down the stairs in time. chatter is going to be ok --
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shadow is going to be ok. six to three degrees on tv hill -- 63 degrees on tv hill. >> the next big thing apple plans to unveil. >> two early-morning problems including roadwork
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> how is looking? >> no delays to do with right now.
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there'll be some delays at this construction john. --construction zone. 395 to howard is much better because of construction. no delays. a pretty smooth ride. 11 minutes on the north and west loop.ntelopeouter this is liberty road on the west side. this is traffic near delaney valley on the topside. that fog is looking much better than before. harrisburg expressway running smoothly down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> we have a few diversions this
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morning. the 61 line is diverting at light and conaway. watch for scattered bus delays including the three, seven, 30, and 19 lines. light rail and metro problem- free. penn, camden, and brunswick lines reporting no delays at . now back to tony pann. >> there is some fog this morning. among the visibility may be down in some neighborhoods. 62 in jarrettsville. we had some thunderstorms roll through last night. it was a quick shot of rain. now the skies are clear. no rain this morning.
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high pressure will be in control of the weather today, drifting down from canada. that will give a small conditions today, 80's. this is the dividing line between the big time heat. temperatures in the upper 70's in the midwest. we will see temperatures into the 90's by the midweek. take a trip down to the tropics. storm system south of jamaica to could be our first tropical storm of the season. its name would be arlene. they are thinking about a plane to go down there to see if it is a tropical depression. it would be the first of the season. mostly pleasant skies and
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pleasant. to partly cloudy tonight. 30% chance for a thunderstorm as it hot air heads back into the mid-atlantic. it will be hot on wednesday. a front will come through thursday and friday to appear ready to heat by the time we get to the weekend. the badgers in the 80's by saturday and sunday -- temperatures in the 80's by saturday and sunday. >> ford looks to step down in engine size. and as we use the ego boost technology -- the engines will use the eco-boost technology. they will have better fuel efficiency.
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familiar jack daniel's label is going through some changes. the population will no longer be presents. other reforms include making the type crisper. google is ready to get into computers. day will sell their own computers called crown books -- they will sell their own computers called chrome books. cabalist this set to unveil its next big thing -- apple is set to unveil its next big thing, the icloud. we spoke to an expert about what to expect. >> picking and choosing the songs and videos you choose to
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carry around could be a thing of the past. >> you take your stuff and put on the internet. >> amazon began trying to convince its customers to stream there music on their cloud the system. >> apple will introduce the icloud. >> apple can take a new concept and they can make it comfortable, approach book, and mainstream. >> apple is playing catch-up. those services require the up loading of files. thanks to itunes, the icloud may not. they will see your music and say you don't need to up load that began. we just tell you have it and
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that you can get it over the internet. the price over the icloud service is a question that needs to be answered. more competition for screaming and rental giant netflix. the icloud's several lining could be lots of green. >> as much as 2/3 of any profit could be shared with record companies. >> spending on father's day is expected to rise this year. working in a social networking giant facebook may not be as fun as you might think. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. working if facebook is not all fun and games.
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they are the most stressed out. zuckerburg push them for constant innovation. a big push to focus on manufacturing and engineering. both are filled for companies worry about recruiting new talents. getting you help on the for closure front. not just enough to help the nation's unemployed. one effort started by the treasury department allows jobless to postpone their mortgage payments. as for the markets, stock futures are quiet. job is the theme back on friday. another dive for stocks because of slower than estimated job growth.
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people spending more on father's day. americans will spend an average of $106. that pales in comparison to what we spends on mothers, $141. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> it looks like there were shopping for it washer and dryer for her husband on father's day. not a good idea. sony has been the victim of many hackett tk attacks. .> hacker's right and left same group that targeted sony has set eyes on nintendo. nintendo is investigating this. >> thank you.
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63 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll get another look at your morning commute with traffic and weather together. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> in millies, the president of human -- in the millies, the president yemen underwent surgery. -- in the middle theseast. under the reports say anti- government forces attacked the
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president's compound. >> 80 people people died at a bakery in pakistan. another bomb blast at a bus stop in the northwest killed six people. one man died in a missile strike. 83 degrees on tv hill -6- 23 degrees on tv hill -- 63 degrees on tv hill. >> new evidence in the murder trial of casey anthony. will explain the forensic activity. >> the heat will be back in the seven-day forecast. >> there are some closures in the city. host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance?
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's check the weather and traffic. >> it will be a nice day today. the heat will come back. 63 at the airport. visibility is down because of fog. it will be nice and mostly sunny with a high temperature around 82 degrees. >> the morning commute is ok so far. rove work will tie you up along, why -- roadwork will tie you up around conway. take 395 into mlk.
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so far so good on the j.f.x. this morning. they are doing some repaving. 11 minutes on southbound 95. 11 minutes on the west side loop.pouter a smooth ride so far on the north side at dulaney valley. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> employees at the edgewood kfc are being called courageous after they stopped an attempted robbery over the weekend. >> they succeeded even though the manager was stabbed. kim dacey has details. >> the injured manager is a woman who is the mother of a young boy. we are told she is recovering in surgery. showed courage.
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a round of applause for the bravery of their co-workers. three of their colleagues and friends survived a violent attempt it robert as there were close in the pulaski highway location just before 11:00 p.m. saturday night. two suspects, one with a knife, bars in an amended everyone get on the floor. >> we think it was a traumatic- like experience. none of us wanted to go through it, but we're glad that we weren't here, but we're also glad that jamie did. >> one of the suspects saw jamie bowen reach for the panic button. another employee may have saved their lives. >> he is only 5 foot 2 inches. >> the suspect ran off with no money.
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of stories found bow -- authorities found bowen on the floor. >> she was transported to bayview hospital where she was treated. investigators >> are looking at surveillance video. a $2,000 reward is being offered for information that leadto a conviction. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police major held locating a gunman. someone was shot back in mid april. police the not have the lead -- please do not have the lead --
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police do not have a lead. >> this was a crime of passion. we believe someone else is out there other than the victim and a suspect. >> if you have ever measured, please call baltimore police. >> of losses were called to fleetwood avenue friday night -- officers were called to fleetwood avenue from denied. police have not released the name of the victim. a woman was attacked by a dog. sapp and friday evening at the 700 block of ponca street. the dog was taken into custody. >> new forensic evidence was presented at the trout casey anthony -- at the trial of casey
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anthony. the jury watched videotapes of the defendants. >> every morning pictures lined up outside the orange county courthouse. there are about 50 seats available. >> i work for the fbi for over 50 years. >> experts presented highly technical forensic evidence, approved the order that the body of the girl was in the trunk of the mother's car. single strand of hair. >> this is consistent with a parenting composition. >> the girl died in 2008. the mother did not tell anyone for 30 days. deputies found her car and said
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they had it had the smell of death. mother and brother testified for a prosecution. jurors listen to five hours of videotaped jailhouse visits. they watched tape after tape. here is she speaking with parents. >> hold on, sweetheart. >> no one is letting me speak. i'm not in control over any of this. i do not know what is going on hip-hop. -- i do not know what is going on. >> heard defense that the girl
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drowned was discussed. >> someone said she drowned in the pool. that is the latest story. >> surprise, surprise. >> two more recent evidence before the defense has their turn. >> 5:37. 63 degrees on tv hill. a new drug to help with cancer. >> in other drugs to slow the progression of ovarian cancer. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> keeping tabs on some
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." 5:40. -- welcome back. 5:40. it will be a nice day. we'll start up pretty nice today on this monday. to 9 in frederick -- 59 in frederick. a high temperature around 82 or 83. we'll come back with the seven- day forecast. >> a drug may be able to help
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women with breast cancer. research studied more than 2000 women. so and were given the drug while others were given hormone therapy. risk of cancer coming back was up 30% lower with women on the drug. >> adding the drug -- adding a drug appears to lessen the risk of cancer from coming back. lows not given the drug went eight months. women saw their tumors shrink. >> 5:41. 63 degrees on tv hill. miami is two wins away from winning the championship. >> meredith vieira says goodbye
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>> meredith vieira says goodbye this
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have an accident near chestnut avenue in towson. as for delays along conaway street. it is shut down because of road work. take 395 into the mlk instead. not a lot of volume today. 83 is looking good this morning. this is 95 at 395. no delays on that ramp into conaway. on the website at old court, outer loop traffic is still moving very well -- the west
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side old court. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. good morning. >> we continue to show scattered bus delays included the 30, 50, 90, 35, and 91 lines, all running with delays this morning. the sixth one line is diverting yet light and conaway. 36 blind diverting at washington and monroe -- 236 line diverting at washington and monroe -- the 36 line diverting at washington and monroe. >> it will be a nice monday. 57 in frederick. seven meet in annapolis -- 70 in
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annapolis. we have some rain last night. we will wind up with dry conditions this morning. the skies are basically clear. we will see plenty of sunshine. we have high pressure in new england. that will keep the temperatures mild. the dividing line is cutting across the ohio valley. this will drift back in our location tomorrow. we will be in the 90's by wednesday. a quick update on the tropics. hurricane center's watching a low pressure south of jamaica. they will send a plane to check it out. it states would be arlene if
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becomes a tropical storm -- it would be called arlene if it becomes a tropical storm. areas of fog developing again after midnight. mid 80's tomorrow. hot on wednesday with a high near 94. the front will stick around through the weekend. thunderstorms on friday, saturday, and sunday. the bridges in the low 80's. -- temperatures in the low 80's. >> meredith vieira is stepping down. will have more on their fare well -- we have more on her farewell.
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>> saying goodbye has not been easy. >> i know my decision has been the right one. >> leaving after five years. >> i have had a lot of fun. >> there are the countless interviews with celebrities and politicians. the royal wedding and the olympics. it is her co-workers she says she will miss the most. >> matt and al, natalie. like an albatross. i have dragged their guy for eight five-year . >> we kid each other ruthlessly. >> she will be missed, too.
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>> assess of humility -- much a sense of humility -- such a sense of futility. >> curry will still cover major news stories. >> it will be fun. i held myself back for 14 years. i have a lot of buildup fun. >> one of those viewers will be meredith vieira, who will be turning in after sleeping in. ann.m so happy it is she is part of the "today" tradition. >> you know she is looking forward to sleeping in. >> hear from the teacher caught
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on camera for punching a student. jennifer lopez is heading for record. -- is heading for court. so much more ahead. >> including a look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck. when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film.
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>> this morning we asked -- what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? >> barbara posted on our facebook page -- that is from barbara. keeps sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> morning. begin with the nba. the miami heat two games away from winning the nba
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championship. the heat be to mavericks in the best of seven series. wade with the blocked a shot and the dumnk. a big night for a direct nowitzki -- dirk nowitzki. dallas down two. the fadeaway. he gets to fall. the game is tied. a nice feed. miami is up. four seconds left. turk nowitzki -- dirk nowitzki -- does not make it.
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the orioles will open a series against the oakland athletics. they lost to the blue jays on sunday. jeremy guthrie made his 12th start. steny, vlad guerrero off of jo- jo reyes. double. robert andino scores. 2-2. a good shortstop, yunel escobar. three-run home run. adam lind off of alfredo simon. his second home run.7 7-3, blue jays. look at this pitch.
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strike three. robert andino not happy. the blue jays take two of three from the orioles. 5000 ravens fans in ocean city. >> how was that? >> interesting. a lot of fun. >> the miracle plane. it needed to be rescued again. >> expect some delays downtown this morning. >> a father takes embarrassing his child to a new level. how says goodbye to his child each day. >> it will be a nice day today. >> we will talk about the closures in the city.
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